EconPapers    
Economics at your fingertips  
 

Dividend barrier strategy: Proceed with caution

Kristina P. Sendova, Chen Yang and Ruixi Zhang

Statistics & Probability Letters, 2018, vol. 137, issue C, 157-164

Abstract: We consider a Lévy risk process and a Sparre-Andersen risk process with Parisian ruin in the presence of a constant dividend barrier. We demonstrate that with few exceptions, ruin occurs with probability one. Subsequently, generalizations to certain dependent risk processes are discussed. Despite the mathematical nature of this paper, its goal is to convey some simple conclusions to the actuarial community. The reader may focus solely on the introduction and conclusion sections (Sections 1 and 5, respectively) as well as the numerical illustrations.

Keywords: Lévy risk process; Parisian ruin; Probability of ruin; Sparre-Andersen risk process; Time of ruin (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2018
References: View references in EconPapers View complete reference list from CitEc
Citations Track citations by RSS feed

Downloads: (external link)
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0167715218300270
Full text for ScienceDirect subscribers only

Related works:
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.

Export reference: BibTeX RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan) HTML/Text

Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:eee:stapro:v:137:y:2018:i:c:p:157-164

Ordering information: This journal article can be ordered from
http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/supportfaq.cws_home/regional
https://shop.elsevie ... _01_ooc_1&version=01

Access Statistics for this article

Statistics & Probability Letters is currently edited by Somnath Datta and Hira L. Koul

More articles in Statistics & Probability Letters from Elsevier
Bibliographic data for series maintained by Dana Niculescu ().

 
Page updated 2018-05-05
Handle: RePEc:eee:stapro:v:137:y:2018:i:c:p:157-164